hello! I'm Makenzie!

I'm a wedding photographer and stationary designer in Western Kentucky. Thanks so much for stopping by the blog! This is where you can see my latest shoots & weddings, get some advice, or see what it's like behind the scenes! I hope you stay awhile. 

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a series of blog posts just for brides!

dear bride,

Welcome to the MLP

Andrew & Sara

A Louisville Noah’s Event Center Wedding Andrew & Sara were all smiles, all day! Someone mentioned in a toast that day that they are both known for their big smiles, and I definitely think that’s correct! They were both extremely laid back, even when rain threatened their day and the it remained gray and dreary. […]

September 6, 2017


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Jamonika & Shane

I had the pleasure of shooting Jamonika & Shane’s engagements this past fall and not too soon after, they asked me to travel to Jamaica with them for their wedding. I was already booked for a wedding on the same weekend so I wasn’t able to attend. They ended up finding an awesome photographer who […]

August 17, 2017

Bridals, Weddings

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Jeff & Sara

A Paducah Kentucky Wedding Jeff, Sara, and her son, Ashton, are officially a family! When Jeff proposed, they didn’t really want to have a wedding. But their families encouraged it, so they decided to have a fun celebration! They had a small, intimate ceremony at CSI park over looking the water. Then they were introduced […]

June 29, 2017


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Cabott & Morgan

A Christian Fellowship & Children’s Art Center Wedding These high school sweethearts have been waiting for this day for a long time. The got married in Morgan’s home church that she has grown up in her whole life. Her pastor has known her since birth! I always think that is so special. They’re family and […]

June 14, 2017


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Austin & Emily

A Murray State Lovett & Murray Women’s Club Wedding I have looked forward to Austin & Emily’s day since the moment I met them at Dunkin Donuts. Not only are they completely crazy about one another, but they are genuine and sincere with everyone they meet. Emily’s MOH said it best in her toast when […]

June 8, 2017


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